Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Apparently the economic law of supply and demand works with bribes too

The eternal problem:

Inflation hits the bribes too.

More corruption controls - but bribes are getting bigger
By Andy Potts - The Moscow News

The clampdown on corruption continues – but efforts up to now seem to have had limited effect.

While President Dmitry Medvedev announces new rules requiring officials to get formal consent before working in the commercial or not-for-profit sectors, other reports showed that bribes are getting bigger.

New instructions

A presidential decree requires former officials to apply to the presidium of the anti-corruption committee of the presidential council if they wish to work in any field connected with their state duties over the previous two years.

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